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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by TweedyProf, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. Isolation

    Isolation Distinguished Member

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    I actually think clag's looks good if busy.

    edit: my spouse likes it too. We want your jacket. What fabric is it? Also I want a brown graphpaper shirt now.
     
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  2. TweedyProf

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    One thought on the checks/tattersalls. Earlier, several were arguing that they are at the perfect shirt for tweed. The one worry is that from a distance, they resolve to white, so from a distance you look to have white shirt with tweed. That might, from a distance, be discordant.

    Hypothesis: it's the whiteness of the shirt that is throwing off Claghorn's fit as well (I suspect smaller checks might have worked better).
     


  3. UrbanComposition

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  4. Isolation

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  5. TweedyProf

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    I find it too stark from a distance. But sure it might be OK.
     


  6. EliodA

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    Please don't ask questions, yet. I'm interested in your first impressions. Which one?

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    Thanks, y'all!
     


  7. Spandexter

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    The first for me and since you gave me know context I applied my own. I like the first because it's slightly more conservative but with interest and
    Would suit my office environment nicely.
     


  8. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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  9. Pliny

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  10. archibaldleach

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    I'm also going to go with option 2, Elio.
     


  11. kulata

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    Option 1

    Both are very good options but I was faced with a similar decision last month and I went with something similar to option 1, still unfunded btw. If this was navy I'd choose #2.
     


  12. gdl203

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    Heavier sharkskin > lighter birdseye
    Heavier birdseye > lighter birdseye
     


  13. EliodA

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    Thanks for all the replies, gents! Though you haven't made it easier for me, since opinions are divided 50-50 now [​IMG]
    Greg, do you say heavier sharkskin/birdseye is better durability wise? Or does it drape better? The climate here demands me to go for the lightest that I can get away with, but it would be nice if this suit will last a bit.
     


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  15. poorsod

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    IMO the Birdseye is best as a DB. The sharkskin can be equally good as SB or DB.
     


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